4 Bangladeshis charge-sheeted in Burdwan blast case

4 Bangladeshis charge-sheeted in Burdwan blast case

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Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday formally submitted a chargesheet against 21 people, including four Bangladesh nationals, to a special court in Kolkata for their involvement in the Burdwan blast, according to Indian media reports.
Banned militant outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is suspected to be involved in the blast.Sources said 21 accused, including four Bangladeshi nationals, have been charged with offences relating to terrorist act, conspiracy, recruitment, funding and running terrorist training camps, possession of arms and explosives, offences of forgery, offences relating to foreigners act and passport act.
The blast took place in a house in Khagragarh in Burdwan district on October 2, killing two JMB militants and injuring another.
Probing the blast, the NIA has so far arrested 18 people from various parts India as well as Dhaka .
The agency has claimed its investigation showed that the JMB had established its network in many districts — particularly in Murshidabad, Nadia, Malda, Birbhum and Burdwan in Bengal, Barpeta in Assam, and Sahibganj and Pakur in Jharkhand.
As many as 15 people suspected to be involved in the case are missing and on the run.
The NIA took over the probe a few days after the explosion. – UNB

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